Israel Bans The American Friends Service Committee, New York City Just Sued 5 Oil Companies. Could Chicago?, World History Moment: First Subway, And CAUSEGEAR: Fashion That Alleviates Poverty
On today’s show:
- Brant Rosen and Jennifer Bing made what could be the last trip to Israel and Palestine last fall after Israel amended a law to allow banning activists who promote the boycott of Israel and its settlements last year.
- While climate change’s acute effects like rising sea levels aren’t as immediately threatening to Chicago as New York, we’re going to see what the city can do to fight climate change with Howard Learner, executive director of the Environmental Law & Policy Center.
- Historian John Schmidt shares how the idea of the world's first subway came to fruition.
- CAUSEGEAR founder Brad Jeffrey explains how its line of accessories and clothing is changing the lives of former slaves and people vulnerable to exploitation in India.